SIS is an innovation studio aimed to aid industries in innovating continuously by designing methodologies tailored to their specific conditions & needs. SIS creates a balance between design & management thinking. Flexible Collaborative Model of Innovation, developed by Prof. B. K. Chakravarthy, forms the backbone of this innovation methodology.
Tata Group recently announced the nano of housing. It proposes to offer a flatpack of dwelling materials including doors and windows for a 20 sq. m. house at Rs. 32,000. Tata is also developing a 30 sq. m. version that will come with options of verandah and solar energy systems. A participatory approach has been followed. The innovation came up from Tata Steel. The pilots are planned to be set up in West Bengal by the end of this year. Plans to make local production process are also underway. We might see the first of these houses coming up within the next 6 - 8 months.